Bär Cargolift - Lifting Performance.

Low-maintenance bearings out of Iglidur (VI 05/2016)

Bär Cargolift uses low-maintenance bearings for a long time. Because these bearings combine good sliding properties with a high wear resistance. For Cargolifts up to 1.500 kg capacity we use for several years slide bearings out of Iglidur. Due to the latest evolutions of this material we have now tested the IGUS slide bearings for the lifting capacities 2.000 kg – 2.500 kg - with success!

Iglidur is a compound material out of a thermoplastic alloy, reinforced by a network made of composite fibers and homogeneously interspersed with solid lubricants. This leads to a high-strength material with regard to pressure resistance, heat resistance and creep resistance. The solid lubricants integrated in the slide bearing ensure a direct lubrication - even in starting movements when conventional bearings do not show a continuous lubricant surface.

Due to these advantages all Cargolifts with lifting capacity 2.000 kg – 2.500 kg are equipped with IGUS bearings (except the mechanical link). Despite the self-lubricating characteristics we recommend to keep the lubrication intervals.

We ask for your understanding that a mixture of old and new bearings might occur in the transitional period. It does not impact functionality. Nevertheless we try to omit it. In case of questions we are pleased to answer.

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IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 in Hanover, Germany

Hall 26, stand 30, FG K83
20.09.2018-27.09.2018

Bär Cargolift has decided to re-enter the UK market by teaming up with Midlands-based Revival Solutions Group and will operate as a dedicated new company Bar Cargolift UK Ltd, working alongside other group companies that operate within the commercial vehicle market. 

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At the IAA show 2018 we present:

  • Bär hydraulic oil – new in Bär design – with the corresponding spare parts promotion available in our WebShop
  • Bär CargoCheck 2.9 – with new contracts and the preparation for standardised data transmission following DIN 4630 – available for download in our WebShop
  • And much more!

Our most popular promotion is back: When working with the Cargolift, flashing lights and warning flags provide more safety to the surrounding. Both platform equipment are subject to wear-out. From August 01st, 2018 until September 30th, 2018 we provide these original spare parts at an attractive promotional price – why should you wait?

Bär Cargolift is one of the largest manufacturers of taillifts in Europe. Bär offers Cargolifts for all applications and vehicle categories with working loads from 500 to 3000 kilograms: Standard taillifts, single or double folded retractable taillifts and the FreeAccess Vanlift. All products are manufactured in-house at the company's main facility in Heilbronn, where the first Bär taillift was designed and manufactured by Gerd Bär over 30 years ago.